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With the expansion of Inhance Digital's Visual Effects Department, their work has also expanded into the exciting fantasy world of NBC's, Grimm, inspired by the classic Grimm Brothers' Fairy Tales. Now entering into its fifth season, Jason Maynard from Inhance describes just how the team brings the fantasy world to life, how the effects are continuing to evolve and how Blackmagic Design Fusion Studio has helped.
The visual effects industry is a turbulent place, but mid-sized studios can endure much like a larger global outfit or a nimble boutique if they place their focus in three core areas: technology development, specialization, and their people.
Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw tells the story of Jake Gyllenhaal's Billy 'The Great' Hope and his struggles not only inside the boxing ring, but also facing his inner demons to win custody back of his daughter. The film exudes both grit and glamour -from the lavish lifestyle of a pro fighter, to the hardships he faces in his personal life - and Fuqua wanted to convey absolute reality. Aside from the typical underdog fighter turns boxing champ story, Fuqua wanted to present boxing in its raw form, causing viewers to feel every jab as if they were in the ring.
Special Makeup Artist Antonina Henderson is making a name for herself in the industry by creating elaborate creatures and transforming talent for film, TV and live events. The one-time U.S. Army firefighter turned artist found her calling in college and has since turned her passion into a blossoming career.
R-rated superhero movie, Deadpool, heated up the big screen last month, captivating viewers and fans of the comic book character, whose dark, twisted sense of humor takes him on a search to find the man who nearly destroyed his life. Rodeo FX, a team of creative, passionate people, devoted to VFX, had an extraordinary hand creating outstanding special effects. The studio, led by VFX Supervisor, Wayne Brinton, worked on complex sequences that included grotesque skin alterations, fire, set alterations and more. Wayne talked to ProductionHUB about the process, how he transformed Wade, and the ideas he brought to the table for the film.
You’re a filmmaker, a band, a special effects producer, a virtual reality game designer, a vlogger or rapper and you’re looking to rent a sound stage, a green screen or a recording studio for your project. Many creative and artistic people know what they want their finished product to look like and are thinking about going to a media studio to make it perfect.
Video Interviews are the backbone of any corporate video. Don’t get me wrong; animations, special effects, and graphics can be great, but without rock solid interviews to drive your content, they will almost always come up short. Whether you’re looking to make a testimonial, recruitment or company culture video, few things predict the success of a project more than professionally produced, highly focused and well-executed interviews.
In our exclusive Q&A with Visual Effects Director Alexis Haggar, of London-based VFX house Lexhag, he talks about his work regarding the main title sequence for “Riviera,” Sky Atlantic’s new 10 part drama series starring Julia Stiles as the wife of a billionaire who uncovers the dark truth behind her opulent lifestyle.
With over 1600 exhibitors, crunching the ProductionHUB Awards of Excellence list down to just 12 outstanding winners and five special mentions was not an easy task. Getting things right never is, is it? It was incredibly hard to put this list in order. Congratulations to all of this year's winners!
We’re in a time when live actors share the screen with puppets and avatars, shows like The Orville are taking onscreen space travel to a whole new level, and armies of walking dead are taking over the streets of Atlanta. And with real-time rendering behind the scenes, post production crews are doing it all at the fastest pace of all time. It’s an exciting time to be in visual effects. With technology advancing rapidly and many of the previous obstacles falling away, it’s also a highly competitive and challenging time. For more on the subject, we talked to an industry veteran.